FEATURED NEWS

  • Storytelling the secret to the North American market

    Global destinations looking to attract North American corporate meetings and events can no longer solely rely on traditional marketing tactics to influence destination selection, according to a new report from Marketing Challenges International (MCIntl). ..


  • On the move and multi tasking

    Mobile conferencing is changing how we work, with people able to dial in to a meeting from anywhere, but just how valuable are such calls? ..


  • BestCities scores trifecta

    Three of BestCities Global Alliances partner cities have secured the top three places in Monocle Magazines 2014 Quality of Life Survey. ..


  • IMEX joint statement promotes global collaboration

    An important step toward better industry cooperation was taken in this year’s IMEX’s Politician’s Forum in Frankfurt with the issue of a joint statement between the meetings industry as represented by the Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC) and two global travel and tourism organisations –  the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC). ..


  • BESydney launches new benchmarking system

    Business Events Sydney (BESydney) has released new methodology that could set a new benchmark for credible and transparent reporting by the global business events industry. ..


  • International association meetings market strong

    The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) is reporting another year of continued strength in the international association meetings market, following the release of its 2013 Top 20 Rankings for countries and cities.  ..


  • Restaurant Australia launches at Quay

    Tourism Australia has unveiled its Restaurant Australia campaign at Sydney’s Quay Restaurant today. ..


Domestic News
International News
  • Starwood books passage to India

    With India one of world’s most rapidly growing markets, Starwood Hotels & Resorts will relocate its global headquarters from the US to India in March 2015 for a month. Starwood president and chief executive Frits van Paasschen and the company’s top executives will split their time between Mumbai and Delhi, conducting day-to-day business from this increasingly important global destination.  ..


  • IT&CMA opens in Bangkok

    Business events expo IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific 2014 opens in Bangkok today with more than 800 exhibitors in attendance, including a number of new destinations such as Cambodia and Switzerland. ..